Office of Admissions, 1210 Cheadle Hall, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 805-893-2881
About University of California-Santa Barbara
  • Year of Foundation 1909
  • Size of Campus 989 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Quarter
  • Undergraduate Population 18,077
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 54% 46% 4%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 6,993 in-state, 25,161 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee $60
  • Enrollment No. 19,793
The University of California, Santa Barbara, commonly known as UCSB or UC Santa Barbara, is a public research university and one of the 10 general campuses of the University of California system. The main campus is located on a 1,022-acre (414 ha) site in Goleta, California, United States, 8 miles (13 km) from Santa Barbara and 100 miles (160 km) northwest of Los Angeles. Founded in 1891 as an independent teachers' college, UCSB joined the University of California system in 1944 and is the third-oldest general-education campus in the system.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members 4%
  • Number of honor societies see ucsb website, under Office of Student Life
  • Number of students in fraternities 15
  • Number of sororities 15
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) see ucsb website, under Office of Student Life
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 7%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) see ucsb website, under Office of Student Life
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of frats 15
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 11
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Information on UCSB events can be found at: http: //www. ucsb. edu/events/index. shtml
  • Distance to nearest bus Santa Barbara, CA (6)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Los Angeles, CA (95), Santa Barbara, CA (1)
  • Distance to nearest train Santa Barbara, CA (7)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 29%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
Campus Services
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Microforms 3,759,140
  • Computer Courses No
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 3,249,784
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, day care, health service
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 133,412
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, academic, psychological, birth control
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Museums Art Museum, MultiCultural Center, University Center
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 26,566
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of California Los Angeles)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 17%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City